On Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:25:34 +1000 "Sam Jorna (wraeth)" <wra...@gentoo.org> wrote:
> On 09/08/17 10:43, William L. Thomson Jr. wrote: > > Also your redistributing another's package > > in binary format which may not be legally allowed. > > Just to clarify, I wasn't suggesting redistributing license-encumbered > packages. Since binary packages are managed by the system > administrator, not Gentoo (as a distro), it remains with the > administrator to adhere to any relevant license restrictions. Plus > the package manager can't tell if you're distributing binaries or not. Sure, I was just pointing out that there maybe legal needs to prevent such. Unless someone wants to circumvent. Their call but not default. The package manager knows about fetch restricted ebuilds. It should not to re-package that stuff. IMHO -- William L. Thomson Jr.
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